Epidemiology, treatment and outcome of pancreatic cancer in Tunisia

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter M. Nasri
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 86-101. 10.1093/annonc/mdw201
Authors M. Nasri1, S. Labidi2, H. Rachdi1, H. El Benna2, N. Mejri3, M. Afrit2, H. Boussen2
  • 1Medical Oncology Department SOMA, Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, Tunisia, /
  • 2Department of Medical Oncology of Abderrahmane Mami Hospital, Ariana, Tunisia, /
  • 3Department of Medical Oncology, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia, /


Pancreatic cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death worldwide. Few data are available on its epidemiology and outcome in Tunisia. This study reports epidemiological, clinical features and therapeutic results of pancreatic cancer patients treated in a medical oncology department in Tunis.